MFS question - FreeBSD 5.2-CURRENT

M. Warner Losh imp at
Sat Jan 31 08:20:43 PST 2004

In message: <20040131084821.GH18624 at>
            "David O'Brien" <obrien at> writes:
: On Thu, Jan 22, 2004 at 08:00:47PM +1100, Peter Jeremy wrote:
: > > Please DO NOT send me ANY email directly unless it's a privacy issue.
: > >      Reply-to mangled to assist those who don't read the above.
: > 
: > If you want responses sent to the mailing list, you should set the
: > Reply-To header to point to the mailing list rather than a random
: > address.
: Yeah, right.  In what email world do you live in???
: There will be at least one replier to this email that will not obey the
: "Reply-To:" above.

Sadly much of the automated software that's out there doesn't do this
right.  For example, if I hadn't taken the time to notice that there
was a Reply-To field, my software would have included Peter and
David...  Attempts to fix this in the past have lead to frustration :-(


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